hornet's nest


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Synonyms for hornet's nest

a highly contentious or hazardous situation

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habitation for wasps or hornets

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amp;nbsp;He was dressed in the proper gear to takedown the hornet's nest, but he said he was still worried.
He certainly stirred up a hornet's nest of angst amongst the Welsh-speaking fraternity.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Cheetah 9 Aping 10 Pushy 11 Retrace 12 Ran 13 Specials 16 Cleanser 17 Nib 19 Earache 21 Oasis 22 Maple 23 Tombola DOWN: 1 Sceptre 2 Personal 3 Stay 4 Earthier 5 Tina 6 Egret 8 Hornet's nest 13 Searcher 14 Long shot 15 Abysmal 18 Germs 20 Ropy 21 Ohms QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Plaster cast 8 Duo 9 Not 1 Amateur 12 Dough 13 Nan 14 Bay 15 Visited 17 Err 19 Ogle 21 Over 23 Area 25 Mate 27 See 29 Take off 31 Sue 34 Rip 36 Ended 37 Precede 38 Rig 39 All 40 Temperature DOWN: 1 Puma 2 Loan 3 Sterile 4 Earwig 5 Cadge 6 Snub 7 Toga 8 Dance 10 Thyme 16 Doe 18 Rot 20 Gas 22 Vet 24 Reflect 25 Miser 26 Pepper 28 Expel 30 Add up 32 Unit 33 Edge 34 Rear 35 Idle
decades old, a hornet's nest of broken records, dying plants paper
If a wasp flies into an area and sees a hornet's nest it will vacate the area, so make your own hornet's nest by taking any brown paper bag and blowing it up.
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WIN The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest My DVD pick of the week is by far the best of the three Millennium movies based on Stieg Larsson's best-sellers.
99) 6 The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson (Quercus, pounds 7.
THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST 15 This Swedish trilogy started brilliantly with The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, dipped slightly as The Girl Who Played With Fire and now goes out in style as The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's nest provides an enthralling climax.
THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST Cert 15, 147mins And so the movie phenomenon of the year draws to a close with this adaptation of Stieg Larsson's final novel in the Millennium trilogy.
I guess you stirred up quite a hornet's nest about the crossbow ads and articles.
Estoy de acuerdo en que la lectura de la obra de Larsson es agil y las tramas con respecto a la sociedad y la politica suecas practicamente atrapan al lector, ver Libra comentado: The girl who kicked the hornet's nest (Contenido, Jun.
ELFYN Llwyd seems to have stirred up a hornet's nest with his remarks on low-flying.
The actress had stirred a hornet's nest earlier by shooting in Sri Lanka with Bollywood star Salman Khan.